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2002 deuce won’t idle

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I’ve done everything I can think of. Took the carb apart and cleaned/rebuilt it. Changed plugs. Adjusted throttle cables and idle screw - even with it all the way in, the bike won’t idle.

There is a backfire of sorts (more of a puffing than a backfire) intermittently spitting from the carb. I’ve uploaded a video to YouTube. Any ideas or suggestions of what I can look for or what it could be?


Thanks for any input you guys may have
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You "welded" the pot metal carb? I've never heard of that. You must be some kind of wizard. Do yourself a favor and admit you broke the carb and buy a used one on ebay. It won't fix your problem, 'cause I think you have a mix problem, but at least you will know it won't get any worse (on the freeway, in the middle of nowhere, and now you need a carb).
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